Idiomi i fraze

//Idiomi i fraze

Česti engleski idiomi i fraze

straight off the bat

Also: right off the bat -odmah, smjesta Right off the bat, I could tell that the plan had no chance of success. 

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burn your bridges

-take action which you cannot reverse Even though you're quitting your job tomorrow, try not to burn your bridges. You never know when you'll need help in the future. 

burn your bridges 2018-02-26T10:17:59+00:00

have money to burn

-to have lots of money Her last boyfriend was a high-earning broker with money to burn. 

have money to burn 2018-03-01T18:01:18+00:00

fiddling while Rome burns

-focusing on something trivial during a crisis Organizing these files is like fiddling while Rome burns,the boss won't care what they look like when he finds out we lost that big client!

fiddling while Rome burns 2018-02-26T10:18:47+00:00

get your fingers burnt

-have something go wrong; to suffer unpleasant results of an action, especially loss of money, so you do not want to do the same thing again She'd invested extensively in stocks and got her fingers burned when the market collapsed.

get your fingers burnt 2018-02-26T10:12:27+00:00

burn the midnight oil

-work late into the night Denise has been burning the midnight oil trying to finish this report, so she must be exhausted. 

burn the midnight oil 2018-02-26T10:10:33+00:00

burn a hole in your pocket

-have money that you want to spend Don't wait until the money's burning a hole in your pocket, plan ahead.

burn a hole in your pocket 2018-02-26T10:09:07+00:00

flash money

-trošiti novac na skupe stvari da pokažemo svoj status I just got a new job and really need some flash money to make my colleagues think I'm well off!

flash money 2017-10-19T12:38:47+00:00

know the score

-biti upoznat sa situacijom Bob isn't stupid - he knows the score. He has to produce results soon or he'll be out of a job.  

know the score 2017-10-11T20:20:57+00:00

get the lowdown

-dobiti specifičnu informaciju ili detalje oko nečega See if you can get the lowdown on what the boss is planning to do about the company's falling profits. 

get the lowdown 2017-10-11T20:17:53+00:00

pretty penny

-prilična svota novca  I paid a pretty penny for that ring.

pretty penny 2017-10-11T20:16:02+00:00

turn over a new leaf

Start to act or behave in a better or more responsible way. novi početak ‘He is pleased to have finally turned over a new leaf and is looking forward to a bright future.’

turn over a new leaf 2017-10-03T07:59:06+00:00

the cat is out of the bag

razotkriti tajnu Fig. the secret has been made known. Now that the cat is out of the bag, there is no sense in pretending we don't know what's really happening.

the cat is out of the bag 2017-10-03T07:33:28+00:00

hold a grudge (against)

To stay angry (at someone or something). ljutiti se/biti ljut na nekoga ili nešto That guy sure can hold a grudge when something goes wrong. I made a mistake. That's not a good reason to hold a grudge against me.

hold a grudge (against) 2017-10-05T14:50:06+00:00